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Forthcoming Health & Society Books

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  1. Learning Disability

    Past, Present and Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Aging in Contexts of Migration

    Edited by Ute Karl, Sandra Torres

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Giving Voice to Profound Disability

    Debating Dignity, Dependence and Human Capabilities

    By John Vorhaus

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Lifespan Transitions for Individuals with Disabilities

    A holistic perspective

    By Iva Strnadova, Therese Cumming

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    This book brings a refreshing perspective to preparing students with disabilities and their families for all aspects of independent life. Many of the transitions experienced by younger children set the stage for future changes but remain largely ignored in the literature. This publication...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research

    By Jacqueline Corcoran

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    This evidence-based text puts a human face on mental disorders, illuminating the lived experience of people with mental health difficulties and their caregivers. Providing comprehensive reviews of the qualitative research on each topic discussed, it offers insights into the perceived causes and...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Interdisciplinarity and Well-Being

    By Roy Bhaskar, Berth Danermark

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This volume takes an interdisciplinary approach to health. It considering what the authors call the 'seven enigmas' facing the health practitioner, namely the enigmas of diagnosis; symptomology; causation; healing; prevention; intervention/treatment/therapy and finally rehabilitation....

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Law and the Dead

    By Heather Conway

    The burial of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject which also raises increasingly complex legal issues. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated issues around their post-mortem fate. The book looks primarily at the laws and related...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Abuse, Mental Illness and Recovery in Everyday Lives

    Beyond Trauma

    By Nicole Moulding

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Abuse, Mental Illness and Recovery in Everyday Lives offers new insights into the social dimensions of emotional distress in abuse-related mental illness, and explores the many interconnections between gendered violence, different forms of abuse and poor mental health. Looking at how individuals...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Human Rights and Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives on a Rights’ Culture

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Average global life expectancy has grown by twenty years since 1950 and is expected to grow a further ten years by 2050. Residential care for older people...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Vaginal Examination in Labour

    Challenging contemporary practice

    By Mary Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Vaginal examination is a common and routine aspect of midwifery practice that is used to determine the presentation and position of the fetus, and to measure cervical dilatation in order to assess progress in labour. It is under-examined, however; little has been written about midwives’ and women’s...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge